The Simpsons SKODA Motorsport Team head to Germany this weekend for the first round of the German Rally Championhsip - the Saarland-Pfalz Rallye. At the wheel will be, ex-VW Motorsport driver, Preston's Neil Simpson, co-driven by Belfast's experienced and accomplished Michael Gibson.

Their SKODA Fabia R5 rally car will be run by the experienced German based team - Toksport WRT.

Th event kicks off on Friday Saturday 8th March and covers 150Km of extremely slippy, often mud covered stages around the Saarland region in Southern Germany.

The event is the first round of the 2019 German Rally Championship and includes an entry from SKODA Auto Deutchsland for Fabian Kreim.

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